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  1. The Temple of Muktesvara - Jewel of architecture of 11th-12th century, in the style now commonly called after the name of the legendary sculptor, Jakkanacarya

  2. Brhadisvara Temple - 11th Century Shiva Temple at Tanjore.

  3. Tanjavur Brhadisvara - "Tanjavur in the South - with special reference to Brahadisvara and Gangaikondacholapuram and Vrindavana in the North lend themselves to specific integrated studies. At this point, it is well to remember that the Tanjavur Brahadisvara is perhaps the only work of Indian art which has achieved a memorable synthesis of architecture, sculpture and painting".... book Reviewed - by A. Ranganathan 

  4. The Power of the Sacred Name - My parents pilgrimages to the shrine of Baidyanath, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, a manifestation of Siva as a brilliant column of light. There they fasted for three days and three nights, reciting the Name of Siva thousands of time, praying for a son, untill the God appeared in dream and gave them the boon....

 


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